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  1. jamied says

    The newspaper article from 2010, attached below, reveals that the man in this clip is Ken Strugnell.

    "Cut to M/S of a man pulling a caravan" - the caravan was made by the Southbourne Sheet Metal Company.

    "M/S of lambretta stopping at the beach" - the location here is Bosham Quay.

  2. Carolyn56 says

    I am the little girl, 3 years old when this was made! My father Peter Checketts used to make the folding caravans at his factory, Southbourne Sheet Metal, in Clovelly Road. I believe Ken was chosen to appear as he had the only scooter capable of towing the load, and the lady was from a nearby factory, My REAL mum Marion and my older brother Terry can be seen sitting on the harbour wall in the background as the caravan is erected.
    The route was from Stein Road, onto the then A27 through Nutbourne, then left down to Bosham and onto the shore.
    John Cuthill from BBC’s Inside Out tv programme tracked us all down and got us all together for the it’s time since 1959. It was a real treat to finally meet my screen “mum and dad”!

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